DEER #poetry by jay

The deer emerges from the dark
forest bitten by light and 
shutters in a scurry

hoping to blend into the abyss
of green and brown that mists
across the rambling terrain

fearful to be taken down by shot
or arrow or the watchful eye of
stalking prey— 

makes swift and heft of night 
and day
a breeze, a dream
he slips away.



©Jay Mora-Shihadeh

Photo credit- Pexels




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